Sam's Liquor Warehouse opens in Plano; vaccine distribution underway and more DFW news

The liquor store opened in Plano in the fall of 2020. (Courtesy Sam's Liquor Warehouse)
The liquor store opened in Plano in the fall of 2020. (Courtesy Sam's Liquor Warehouse)

The liquor store opened in Plano in the fall of 2020. (Courtesy Sam's Liquor Warehouse)

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


Sam's Liquor Warehouse opens in Plano

Sam's Liquor Warehouse opened Nov. 4 in northeast Plano at 10545 Custer Road, Ste. 102, Plano. The store sells a variety of spirits, wine and beer, including Grey Goose, Crown Royal and Jack Daniels. Delivery from Sam's Warehouse is available via Uber Eats, Drizzly and Door Dash.

New Marco's Pizza location now open in Plano

A new location of Marco's Pizza in Plano opened Dec. 22. The pizza store, located at 3916 McDermott Road, Ste. 100, Plano, is the newest of the restaurant's three locations in the city.

City of Plano working with Collin County, neighboring cities to distribute COVID-19 vaccines

The city of Plano announced Jan. 6 that it is working with the Collin County and neighboring cities to assist in getting vaccines to Plano residents.


Phenix Salon and Suites opens new Frisco location on Preston Road

Phenix Salon and Suites, located at 2930 Preston Road, Ste. 300, Frisco, opened Jan. 4. The salon will offer hairstyling, haircuts, waxing, esthetician services, massages and more.

Frisco ‘micro library’ opens at Stonebriar Centre mall

Frisco families now have another option for library services.

CONNECTION inside the Hyatt Regency at Stonebriar Mall held a soft opening on Jan. 5. Guests have access to a children's book collection, public computers, internet access, a book locker and library expertise on-site.


New Year’s Eve fire temporarily closes Hutchins BBQ in McKinney

Hutchins BBQ is temporarily closed after experiencing a fire Dec. 31 at the rear of its building, located at 1301 N. Tennessee St., McKinney.


Willhoite's in Grapevine to celebrate 40 years in business Jan. 13

Willhoite’s restaurant, located at 432 S. Main St., Grapevine, will celebrate its 40th anniversary Jan. 13.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

RiverWalk Flats community for active adults now open in Flower Mound

RiverWalk Flats opened Nov. 23 at 4650 Long Prairie Road, Flower Mound. The apartment community for active adults features a variety of amenities, including a clubhouse, a sports lounge, a saltwater pool, a theater, a 24-hour fitness center and housekeeping services.


Dallas Skyline Basketball Club moves headquarters to Richardson

The Dallas Skyline Basketball Club moved its headquarters to 680 N. Glenville Drive in Richardson’s Arapaho Business Park in October. The professional basketball team is scheduled to begin its second season in April as a member of The Basketball League, a nationwide minor professional league.

Tarrant County

Phase 1B vaccine distribution underway in Tarrant County despite confusion over process

As vaccine distribution across Texas continues, the demand for vaccines from individuals eligible in Phase 1B—people over the age of 65 and people with underlying conditions—is on the rise amid confusion on where to get vaccines and why certain medical facilities with doses are not distributing them to the community yet.

Francesca D'Annunzio, Miranda Jaimes, William C. Wadsack, Matt Payne, Sandra Sadek, Liesbeth Powers and Daniel Houston contributed to this report.